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FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
what some say is a cover up. if president obama's design was to have susan rice be his secretary of state he wouldn't have put her in such a precarious situation. i've heard bi-partisan people all agree there's been very little transparency on the benghazi issue. there are questions to be answered. we are not suggesting it is a cover up but we don't know that it isn't. suitsusan rice is mixed in the middle of this. by putting her up as secretary of state he introduces a problem which he doesn't have right now, a very deep investigation on benghazi other than by fox or objective people like kirsten on the left. martha: it goes to the pe of whether president obama is feeling so emboldened by his re-election and whether or not he believes that everybody who rejects her or gives her a hard time is doing so as some on the left have raised based on the fact that she is a woman or she is african-american. those suggests suggests suggestions i find so offensive. this is a woman who was approved, unanimously, or very strongly for her united nations position. to suggest that anyone is judging
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
this fight and name susan rice to be -- secretary of state and do you think the senate will confirm him. >> president obama has confided in me on his secretary of state. i rather think he'll appoint susan rice. i'm not a fab of -- fan of hers but i think she'll be confirmed. john kerry might be a worse secretary of state so maybe one goes ahead and lets him have the secretary of state of wants. other maybe one votes against it as senators say she wasn't forth coming in september and she should have known better than to say what she said but since democrats control the senate i assume she'll get concerned. >> chris: what's wrong with john kerry as secretary of state? >> susan rice is nor interventionist. >> john kerry has been against intervening in every war. iraq, he was for it before he was against it. i think susan rice might go with juan and say the light footprint thing isn't working out. >> if one things we're in an incredibly dangerous moment thanks to the light footprint. maybe susan rice would be more alarmed than john kerr. >> chris: kirsten, do you think the president wil
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 8:00am PST
terrorist attack. rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, is viewed as president obama's top pick to replace secretary of state hillary clinton, who plans to step down early next year. both senators mccain and lindsey graham previously vowed to block her possible nomination. i'm joined now by dan lothian at the white house for us. and dan, what do we hear from mccain and graham this weekend? it seems maybe they provided a little bit of wiggle room now. >> it certainly does appear that way. what we're seeing is a change in tone. there had been sort of this harsh rhetoric they wanted to block this nomination, said they would block this nomination. and now there seems to be this tone where they want to give susan rice a chance to explain herself, that they're willing to sit down and talk over these issues with her. at a listen to what senator mccain had to say about this over the weekend. >> i think she deserves the ability and the opportunity to explain herself and her position, just as she said. but she is not the problem. the problem is the president of the united states. >> now,
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
, president obama is expected to announce this week a major reshuffling of his cabinet. u.n. ambassador susan rice will likely be the president's nominee to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. on top of that, massachusetts senator john kerry is said to be the leading candidate to replace leon panetta at secretary of defense. >>> and we're also expected to learn this week whether the supreme court will take up a gay marriage case. at issue in the case is the defense of marriage act which states that marriage is between only one man and one woman. now, five federal courts have already ruled that act unconstitutional. the justices are expected to announce friday on whether they in fact will hear arguments in the case. >>> investigators now now what caused a massive explosion that ripped apart downtown springfield, massachusetts. the blast was triggered by a utility worker who punctured a natural gas line while investigating reports of a leak friday night. 18 people were hurt. most of those gas workers. police officers and firefighters. a sprip club was leveled and dozens of near
FOX
Nov 25, 2012 10:00pm PST
to face meeting with president obama as soon as this week. >> republican senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of susan rice about the 9/11 attack against the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi libya. >> i think she deserves the ability to explain herself and her position just as she said. but she's not the problem. the problem is the president of the united states who on -- in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack, he hadn 't. >> rice has maintained she based her statements on protesters on cia intelligence available at the time. four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens were killed. >>> police are making progress in recovering some 2 million donations made to the salvation early. police in toronto said earlier in the year they discovered a person had made off with donations of toys and good. tips led them to a trailer where they found toys and food. >> officers did find toys, personal items as well. items that were donated to the salvation army. >> the salvation army believes that the men were working inside. th
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 10:00am PST
think said, true, rice was following orders from the white house which she does well but the nation's top diplomat needs to show more sensitivity and independence. he says obama can do better at state than susan rice. so, i mean this isn't a guy known for his conservative leaning but he has a problem with her silence in the months, the months that followed, she just now spoke out about why she said what she said. i will play that sound in a minute but, she has been silent for a really long time, brad. >> she has been silent and there is reason for it because she has been used by the administration, just following orders is not good enough. i was asked to go on fox news on 9/12. in the morning of 9/12 i said based on my experience there is no way this was in the a terrorist attack. it was the anniversary of 9/11. people don't come to a protest with ipgs and kind of artillery and ways of attacks that took place. clear to me, susan rice, who had a lot better information than i had as a citizen didn't push back on the information she is a dupe and shouldn't be put into a position of autho
Current
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
softed his stance a bit saying he would give rice a chance to explain her statements over the ben gausy attacks. but representative pete king is not letting up and said rice failed in her responsibilities. another challenge for the obama administration comes from setting up the health insurance exchanges. those exchanges are meant to let buyers compare plans but 16 states they won't take part. now not only is the administration working on a tight deadline but they will also likely run out of the billion dollars allocated to set up the exchanges. more bill press is coming up after the break. stay with us. ♪ right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. [ male announcer ] it's that
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
covering or not is unclear. but it was covering. one more thing to donna. susan rice's main qualification for this job is that back in 2008 when most of the democratic foreign policy establishment lined up with hillary clinton, she lined up with president obama. that's why she's got this job, not because she's one of the outstanding foreign policy figures in the united states. >> she worked in the clinton administration. she brings a lot to the table. she's an oxford graduate. she has foreign policy experience. >> that's true of dozens of people. >> let's go back to september 11th. september 11th, there were protests all throughout the arab world and other places across the globe regarding that video. what susan said and she even qualified her statement that morning, she said, there are still more details to come out of this investigation. there are three investigations going on. why in god's name is everybody trying to pin the blame on susan rice for getting the talking points wrong? i don't understand that -- >> i think actually what is happening right now -- >> i'll put h
FOX
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
second face- to-face meeting with president obama as soon as this week. >>> also in washington republican senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of un un ambassador susan rice about the attack in libya. >> i think she deserved the ability to explain herself and her position as she said, but she is not the problem. the prose problem is that the president of the united states, who in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack. he hadn't. >> senator mccain threatened to block susan rice's nomination for secretary of state. rice has maintained that she based her statements blaming the tack on protesters on cia information at the time. >>> a new gallup poll shows that the afternoon ideal weight for men was 185 pounds. that is up 14 pounds since 1990. the average actual weight for men was 196 pounds up 16 pounds. for women, the ideal weight was 140 pounds. that is up 11 pounds since 1990. the actual weight for women, 156 pounds, also up 14. >>> powerball lottery officials say they expect their jackpot tuesday to reach $425 million. that wil
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
letter we sent to president obama saying there are other choices out there and susan rice is probably not the best choice. >> brian: i also saw that peter king was asked the same question on "meet the press." he says just because she looked at the unclassified documents and if they were coming from the white house, it's incumbent on her to go beyond those talking points and do her own research before going on five talk shows. do you feel the same way? >> absolutely. the real question here is why would susan rice put on the sunday talk shows with a message that misled the american people for the real reason behind the attacks, especially when it was just weeks before a very important presidential election. >> brian: when she came out and pled her case last week, did that change your mind at all? when she said i was just going over the information that i was given at the time and she sounded somewhat open to questions about her role in this entire thing. >> it comes down to her credibility now. do we want someone as secretary of state that is somehow tainted in this whole bengh
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
official within the obama administration and they completely failed. and not only did they fail, it backfired. they lost credibility on their reporting as you just highlighted. susan rice is more popular and more well known than she was at the beginning and mccain looks humiliated by trying to create this committee out of full cloth. that went know where so fox has to kind of think now what is our role in the coming years if we can't -- if we can't use all of our energy and affect a change here. >> fox is a propaganda machine. >> joe, i want to be fair, there was one voice over there that tried to make a little sense and that was late in the campaign, was geraldo rivera. listen to what geraldo said. >> i think we have to stop politicizing. we're getting away from the real issue, which is, why wasn't there security before this happened? because that's the issue. but these preposterous allegations, reckless allegations -- do weapon want to know what happened? do we want to try and influence the election with a tragedy that happened in north africa? >> and they were fighting him there
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 8:00am PST
handling of the deadly attack on the consulate in libya. ambassador rice was under fire for appearances on the television immediately after the attack where she blamed it on the youtube video. many vocal critics, like senator john mccain are turning up the heat on president obama and the state department. >> the problem is the president of the united states in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack. he hadn't. jon: chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge is live in washington. she has more on all of this. so this shift in focus to the state department, what are we learning about that, catherine? report thank you, jon, and good morning. we may learn early as this week when secretary of state hillary clinton will testify on capitol hill about the warnings and intelligence leading up to the 9/11 attack on the consulate. on sunday talk shows leading republicans pointed to what they believe is the culpability of clinton's state department. >> why weren't the warnings about the need for security heeded? why weren't the requests for help during the t
FOX
Nov 26, 2012 2:00am PST
on this fight, and name susan rice to be secretary of state, bill, and if he were to do so do you think the senate will confirm her? >> president obama hasn't confided in me, who the secretary of state appointment is, i know that is a shock, i rather think he'll appoint her and i think, i'm not a huge fan of hers but i think she's likely to be confirmed by the senate and people might decide, given the range of alternative appointments, maybe she's not -- john kerry might be a worse secretary of state. so, maybe, one goes ahead and lets him have the secretary of state he wants or one vote against it, as senators will say she was not forthcoming, obviously in september and should have known better than to say what she said, and vote against it but since democrats control the senate i'm assuming she'll get confirmed. >> chris: what is wrong with john kerry as secretary of state. obviously he is not who you would appoint but as a democratic... >> susan rice is more interventionist than john kerry. he's the guy who has been against -- every we're, the first gulf war, and, the iraqi war
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
susan rice vhave her say if she's nominated. this seems prudent because carrying on a campaign against her when you don't know for sure if obama wants to nominate her can only go so far until something else happens. what senator mccain said two weeks ago is i think he wants an apology from her. that's the word he used. i don't know if he would get that because the administration says there's nothing to apologize for when it comes to ambassador rice. but, yes, change of tone, maybe a change of what his position will be when and if she's nominated. >> john, if i can finish with you, john, do you think that in light of what happened, the attacks on susan rice and now this apparent retreat, do you think that strengthened the president's desire, if it is there, for her to become secretary of state? >> look, i think the president's desire to nominate susan rice was made very clear, if, indeed, thaes what he wants to do, was made very clear at the press conference he had last week or so where he gave a full-throated defense of her and said to both senators john mccain and lindsey grah
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
vicious and baseless character attack that has made rice the center of a witch hunt by the right even though she has done nothing to disqualify herself. mccain tried to make her unnominatable but made it so obama will look weak if he doesn't nominate her. he asserted an inappropriate political cover-up. he also gave us the horrible optics of he and lindsey graham as old white establishment folks wrongly and repeatedly attacking a much younger black woman moments after an election in which blacks and women went strongly blue. looks like the gop is already laying the foundation for losing in 2016. i leave it to you to decide how much of the tarring of rice as incompetent and unqualified is about the myth of black inferiority and female inferiority and how much is about mccain flailing at anyone's in arm's reach desperate for a dingy as he feels himself sinking. as opposed to the career of martin bashir which is only rising up and up. >> it's november the 26th, and republicans signal they're willing to concede they will now accept mitt romney's tax plan. happy holidays indeed. >> it is n
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